PDAgold.com :: Article :: Big review of HTC Universal (i-mate JASJAR) :: Part 2
This is the second part of my very, very long HTC Universal review. If you missed the first part, please click here and read it.
As a 3G-ready device, the HTC Universal offers not one but two integrated digital cameras. The better one, which is located on the bottom of the device, features the following parameters: the maximum resolution figure is rather misleading - it physically supports 1280x1024 pixels (1.3 MPix) but can expand the photo artificially to 1600x1200 pixels (2 MPix), 4.8 mm f/2.8. Naturally, it supports lower resolutions, too, including 640x480, 320x240 and 160x120. Photos can be saved in the compressed JPEG format (four levels of compression available) or in the BMP bitmap format. Standard features are white balance and blue or brown tint. Beyond the standard are brightness, contrast, saturation, colour balance and sharpness settings. If the photographed object looks too dark (and is close enough), you can illuminate it with a high-power LED flash light. Besides standard images, the HTC Universal offers various special modes, such as contact images, collages, panoramas (you take 3-6 snaps in a row and get a very wide one), sports (5-30 photos in quick succession), and another mode that I could not establish the purpose of...